23 January 2015
Namibia: 23 rhinos & 76 elephants got killed by poachers in 2014!
According to Namibia's Ministry of Environment and Tourism, poachers killed a total of 23 rhinos for their horns in the southwest African country in 2014. All of the 23 rhinos were killed in the remote north-eastern Kunene region and in the Etosha National Park. Namibia is home to about 1,750 black rhinos (out of a global population of 4,800) as well as to 469 white rhinos. Poachers also killed 76 elephants in Namibia's National Parks and Conservancies last year.